Iconic images

Iconic images and biographies of the photographers behind the images. Taken from our ‘Icons of photography’ feature in the Amateur Photographer magazine

  • Elliott Erwitt: 1928 – present – Iconic photographer

    July 20, 2010

    Icons of Photography - Iconic photographer Elliott Erwitt: 1928 - present - Elliott Erwitt’s observant, insightful and often humorous images make him a unique figure in world photography, David Clark looks at some of his work

  • Roger Fenton – Iconic Photographer

    March 22, 2010

    Roger Fenton was a pioneer of photography, who produced some of the best photographs of his era and was the first official war photographer. David Clark looks at his life and work

  • Steve McCurry – Iconic Photographer

    March 9, 2010

    Magnum and National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry is arguably one of the top photojournalists working today. David Clark looks at his busy and productive career

  • Bob Carlos Clarke – Iconic Photographer

    March 1, 2010

    David Clark on the life of Bob Carlos Clarke, the creative yet tragic photographer whose provocative work and outspoken opinions concealed a dark side to his personality, we find out why his images are seen as Iconic within Photography.

  • David Cairns – Under fire

    David Cairns – Under fire

    June 7, 2007

    After 20 years with the Daily Express, David Cairns joined Today, Britain’s first national colour newspaper, in 1986 until it closed in 1996. He talks to Bob Aylott about four horrific days in Belfast and the picture that helped change the course of history

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